March 2017

9 posts

As I continue my investing journey, in order to build our wealth and create income streams, researching other options is imperative. To create multiple income streams takes time and knowledge. Knowledge is power, right? So, I have been research this week about other trading options.   I recently came across eToro, which is a social …
In the face of allegedly weak opposition, and with economic figures from the Office for Budget Responsibility looking rosier than expected, Chancellor Philip Hammond may have been bargaining for a relatively serene Spring Budget debut. But, while it is difficult to please everyone, the backlash and fallout from his Wednesday address at the despatch box …
Hello Spring! It certainly feels like it round here too; the nights are lighter, it seems warmer and the sun is shining more and more. I like the colours that begin to show in Spring. Everything seems a little brighter, somehow?   It seems like as good a time as any to have a look …
Exercise. The bane of my life! I am the first person to admit that I am not the biggest fan of exercise. I know it’s important. I know I should do it. But, just, not a fan. I have had gym memberships. A waste of money! I have tried various things and I just don’t …
I have made no secret here on The Frugal Cottage that we are saving for early retirement. Which means we are saving for a long time! We are also saving quite a high number. A number that equates our freedom. Something that will take years of dedication to achieve. That’s our number.   I have …
Another month is over and it is another month where I can talk about earning some money online. This is another income stream that I am trying to build, slowly but surely. If I can combine earning some money online, plus my day job, plus dividend income, it will slowly build up to various income …
Time for another one of my favourite updates of the month; my dividend income update. I still get a little thrill of excitement when I log into my ISA and see that I have received another dividend payment, no matter how small it is. Just for owning a tiny part of a company and investing in …
Getting to update my Ultimate Dream Fund at the end of each month is one of my favourite parts of our journey. Each month, I can see us inching slowly towards our goal. It has been another turbulent month for my investments to be honest. Quite a few large ups and downs! However, as I don’t …
Hello March! This post is slightly later than normal, due to the events that have happened over the past week. Frugal Baby took ill on Tuesday evening and we’ve been in and out of hospital with him ever since. Hopefully, he is now slowly on the mend. But, as you can imagine, a tough few days. …
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